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2015 Rice advanced statistical profile

Updated on 8/21/2016

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2015 | 2016

Rice Owls (Conference USA West)

2015 Schedule & Results
Record: 5-7 | Second-order wins (diff.): 4.9 (-0.1) | S&P+ Rk: 119
Date Opponent Opp. S&P+ Rk Score W-L Win
Expectancy
Adj. Scoring
Margin
Percentile
Performance
Off.
Percentile
Def.
Percentile
5-Sep Wagner N/A 56-16 W 100% 25.1 33% 42% 24%
12-Sep at Texas 72 28-42 L 1% -19.1 18% 20% 16%
19-Sep at North Texas 128 38-24 W 93% 11.7 58% 47% 11%
26-Sep at Baylor 14 17-70 L 0% -52.7 12% 12% 5%
3-Oct Western Kentucky 11 10-49 L 0% -34.8 31% 37% 14%
10-Oct at Florida Atlantic 93 27-26 W 54% 0.7 23% 65% 20%
24-Oct Army 123 38-31 W 77% 5.8 17% 66% 33%
30-Oct Louisiana Tech 54 17-42 L 0% -30.0 17% 30% 21%
6-Nov at UTEP 126 21-24 L 59% 1.9 17% 44% 21%
14-Nov Southern Miss 58 10-65 L 0% -53.9 16% 4% 10%
21-Nov at UTSA 113 24-34 L 10% -10.4 7% 39% 6%
28-Nov Charlotte 124 27-7 W 96% 14.3 35% 44% 56%
Category Offense Rk Defense Rk
S&P+ 23.5 101 41.4 125
Points Per Game 26.1 87 35.8 108
Five Factors
Offense Defense
Category Avg. Rk Avg. Rk Nat'l Avg.
EXPLOSIVENESS IsoPPP 1.17 110 1.45 122 1.27
EFFICIENCY Success Rate 43.5% 44 45.0% 101 40.3%
FIELD POSITION Avg. FP 29.4 77 29.3 57 29.9
FINISHING DRIVES Pts. Per Trip in 40 4.17 103 5.51 121 4.67
TURNOVER MARGIN EXPECTED -6.28 113 Turnover Luck (PPG):
-2.38
ACTUAL -12 117
Rushing
Offense Defense
Avg. Rk Avg. Rk Nat'l Avg.
Rushing S&P+ 97.5 86 86.1 114 100.0
Rushing Success Rate 46.2% 29 47.1% 110 42.3%
Rushing IsoPPP 0.91 122 1.06 61 1.08
Adj. Line Yards 102.9 58 83.4 125 100.0
Opportunity Rate 39.6% 58 42.6% 109 38.9%
Power Success Rate 76.9% 8 65.7% 63 66.3%
Stuff Rate 17.0% 26 19.4% 74 19.6%

Individual Rushing Stats

Player Pos. Ht, Wt Year Rushes Yards TD Yards/
Carry
Hlt Yds/
Opp.
Opp.
Rate
Fumbles
(Lost)
Darik Dillard RB 5'10, 205 JR 135 698 5 5.2 3.4 44.4% 2 (2)
Samuel Stewart RB 5'9, 200 FR 95 388 4 4.1 3.4 30.5% 3 (2)
Austin Walter RB 5'8, 190 FR 75 437 1 5.8 5.2 45.3% 2 (0)
Driphus Jackson QB 6'0, 205 SR 75 361 3 4.8 4.6 45.3% 12 (7)
Jowan Davis RB 5'7, 195 JR 71 297 1 4.2 3.4 33.8% 1 (1)
Luke Turner RB 6'1, 225 SR 32 99 6 3.1 2.1 31.3% 0 (0)
Tyler Stehling QB 6'6, 215 JR 5 11 0 2.2 1.9 40.0% 2 (1)
Nate German QB 6'2, 200 SO 4 78 1 19.5 29.8 50.0% 0 (0)
NOTE: Quarterback run totals above do not include sacks (which are counted toward pass averages below) or kneeldowns.
Passing
Offense Defense
Avg. Rk Avg. Rk Nat'l Avg.
Passing S&P+ 92.5 90 76.4 125 100.0
Passing Success Rate 40.2% 68 42.6% 85 40.3%
Passing IsoPPP 1.53 49 1.95 127 1.49
Adj. Sack Rate 65.2 118 90.8 81 100

Individual Passing Stats

Player Ht, Wt Year Comp Att Yards TD INT Comp
Rate
Sacks Sack Rate Yards/
Att.
Driphus Jackson 6'0, 205 SR 185 316 2348 18 7 58.5% 34 9.7% 6.1
Tyler Stehling 6'6, 215 JR 24 48 320 1 2 50.0% 4 7.7% 5.5
Nate German 6'2, 200 SO 1 2 11 0 0 50.0% 0 0.0% 5.5

Individual Receiving Stats

Player Pos. Ht, Wt Year Targets Catches Yards TD Yds/
Catch
Yds/
Target
Catch Rate Success Rate Target
Rate
Zach Wright WR 6'1, 205 JR 71 39 554 5 14.2 7.8 54.9% 40.8% 19.8%
Dennis Parks WR 6'2, 200 SR 57 33 498 3 15.1 8.7 57.9% 50.9% 15.9%
Temi Alaka WR 6'2, 200 SO 44 27 303 1 11.2 6.9 61.4% 43.2% 12.3%
Nate German QB 6'2, 200 SO 31 18 379 3 21.1 12.2 58.1% 54.8% 8.7%
James Mayden WR 6'3, 190 SO 28 15 123 1 8.2 4.4 53.6% 35.7% 7.8%
Parker Smith WR 6'2, 200 FR 23 16 135 0 8.4 5.9 69.6% 60.9% 6.4%
Connor Cella TE 6'3, 260 JR 21 13 209 1 16.1 10.0 61.9% 52.4% 5.9%
Cole Hunt TE 6'7, 250 SO 17 9 71 1 7.9 4.2 52.9% 29.4% 4.7%
Luke Turner RB 6'1, 225 SR 15 8 122 2 15.3 8.1 53.3% 46.7% 4.2%
Darik Dillard RB 5'10, 205 JR 11 7 107 1 15.3 9.7 63.6% 63.6% 3.1%
Samuel Stewart RB 5'9, 200 FR 11 8 93 2 11.6 8.5 72.7% 45.5% 3.1%
Lance Wright WR 6'3, 205 FR 9 6 49 0 8.2 5.4 66.7% 66.7% 2.5%
Austin Walter RB 5'8, 190 FR 8 5 8 0 1.6 1.0 62.5% 12.5% 2.2%
Jowan Davis RB 5'7, 195 JR 7 5 29 0 5.8 4.1 71.4% 28.6% 2.0%
Cameron Decell WR 6'4, 200 JR 4 3 11 0 3.7 2.8 75.0% 25.0% 1.1%
Tyler Stehling QB 6'6, 215 JR 1 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0% 0.0% 0.3%
Standard Downs
Offense Defense
Avg. Rk Avg. Rk Nat'l Avg.
Standard Downs S&P+ 93.4 98 83.6 123 100.0
Standard Downs Success Rate 47.5% 55 50.7% 108 46.5%
Standard Downs IsoPPP 1.00 110 1.24 113 1.11
SD Line Yards per Carry 3.12 28 3.29 117 2.90
SD Sack Rate 5.6% 78 4.9% 70 5.0%
Passing Downs
Offense Defense
Avg. Rk Avg. Rk Nat'l Avg.
Passing Downs S&P+ 98.6 75 75.9 128 100.0
Passing Downs Success Rate 35.1% 30 33.1% 97 30.7%
Passing Downs IsoPPP 1.64 95 2.09 122 1.77
PD Line Yards per Carry 3.68 26 3.42 86 3.20
PD Sack Rate 12.3% 123 6.7% 79 7.5%
Situational
Offense Defense
Avg. Rk Avg. Rk
Q1 S&P+ 93.8 98 79.2 127
Q2 S&P+ 93.1 94 69.2 128
Q3 S&P+ 77.6 123 88.6 107
Q4 S&P+ 104.9 57 95.2 84
1st Down S&P+ 89.5 108 86.2 115
2nd Down S&P+ 88.0 101 76.5 125
3rd Down S&P+ 105.1 63 80.5 125
Offensive Footprint
Team Rk Nat'l Average
Std. Downs Run Rate 68.3% 20 60.4%
Pass Downs Run Rate 28.0% 91 34.0%
Adj. Pace +4.1 25 +0.0
% of Solo Tackles 80.4% 23 74.9%
Defensive Footprint
Team Rk Nat'l Average
Std. Downs Run Rate 61.0% 57 60.3%
Pass. Downs Run Rate 40.0% 14 33.9%
Overall Havoc Rate 13.5% 106 16.0%
DL Havoc Rate 5.8% 45 5.1%
LB Havoc Rate 2.9% 107 4.5%
DB Havoc Rate 4.7% 112 6.3%
PD to INC 25.8% 120 32.8%
Individual Defensive Stats
Name Pos Ht, Wt Year Tackles % of Team TFL Sacks Int PBU FF FR
Alex Lyons LB 6'1, 225 JR 58.0 9.7% 5.5 1.5 0 4 0 0
Tabari McGaskey LB 6'0, 225 JR 41.0 6.9% 4.5 1.0 0 1 1 0
J.P. Thompson S 6'0, 185 FR 38.5 6.5% 2.0 0.0 0 2 1 0
Destri White S 6'0, 205 SO 37.5 6.3% 2.5 0.0 0 2 1 0
Derek Brown DE 6'3, 225 JR 36.5 6.1% 6.0 4.0 0 0 1 0
J.T. Ibe S 6'0, 190 FR 32.5 5.5% 2.5 0.0 0 1 0 0
Brian Womac DE 6'2, 235 SO 29.0 4.9% 11.5 4.0 0 1 2 0
J.T. Blasingame CB 5'9, 175 JR 26.5 4.5% 0.0 0.0 0 4 0 0
Ryan Pollard CB 5'8, 180 SR 25.5 4.3% 2.5 0.0 0 1 0 0
V.J. Banks CB 6'1, 185 SO 24.0 4.0% 0.0 0.0 0 1 0 0
Zach Espinosa S 6'2, 220 SR 21.5 3.6% 0.0 0.0 2 2 0 0
Emmanuel Ellerbee LB 6'1, 225 SO 20.5 3.4% 2.0 0.0 0 1 0 0
Preston Gordon DT 6'1, 280 FR 19.0 3.2% 6.5 2.5 0 0 0 0
Ross Winship DT 6'4, 295 SR 17.0 2.9% 0.0 0.0 0 1 0 0
Nick Elder LB 6'0, 225 SR 15.5 2.6% 1.5 1.0 0 1 0 0
Garrett Fuhrman S 5'9, 180 SR 14.5 2.4% 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0
Justin Bickham CB 6'1, 190 FR 11.5 1.9% 0.5 0.0 0 5 0 0
Blain Padgett DE 6'5, 250 FR 11.0 1.8% 2.0 0.0 0 1 0 0
Brady Wright DE 6'3, 240 FR 10.5 1.8% 1.0 0.0 0 0 0 0
Brandon Douglas CB 5'9, 175 FR 10.5 1.8% 0.0 0.0 0 1 0 0
Jorian Clark CB 5'10, 185 FR 9.0 1.5% 1.5 0.0 0 0 0 0
Carl Thompson DT 6'3, 275 FR 8.5 1.4% 2.5 1.0 0 0 0 0
Zach Abercrumbia DT 6'2, 280 FR 8.5 1.4% 1.5 0.0 0 0 1 0
Cole Thomas S 6'1, 200 SO 8.5 1.4% 0.0 0.0 0 1 0 0
Nick Uretsky LB 6'0, 225 SO 7.5 1.3% 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0
Note: It appears "Fumble Returns" are getting pulled instead of "Fumble Recoveries." My apologies. Will try to get that corrected.
Special Teams

Rating Rank
Special Teams S&P+ -0.9 103
Category Rate Rank
FG Value (per kick) -0.53 121
Punt Success Rate 60.3% 38
Kickoff Success Rate 69.5% 71
Punt Return Success Rate 46.7% 73
Kick Return Success Rate 53.7% 25
Place-Kicker Ht, Wt Year PAT FG Pct
Hayden Tobola 6'1, 180 FR 28-28 8-13 61.5%
Jack Fox 6'1, 200 FR 12-12 1-2 50.0%
Punter Ht, Wt Year Punts Avg TB FC I20 FC/I20
Ratio
James Farrimond 6'0, 220 SR 59 43.1 2 16 17 55.9%
Kicker Ht, Wt Year Kickoffs Avg TB TB% OOB Fair
Catches
Onside
Att
Onside
Success
Jack Fox 6'1, 200 FR 51 63.7 25 49.0% 0 1 0 0
Cameron Decell 6'4, 200 JR 6 65.0 2 33.3% 0 0 0 0
James Farrimond 6'0, 220 SR 1 38.0 0 0.0% 0 0 1 1
Punt Returner Ht, Wt Year Returns Avg. TD Fair Catch Fumbles (Lost)
Samuel Stewart 5'9, 200 FR 9 7.4 0 10 1 (1)
V.J. Banks 6'1, 185 SO 4 7.8 0 4 0 (0)
Chandler Watkins 6'0, 215 SR 1 16.0 0 0 0 (0)
Kick Returner Ht, Wt Year Returns Avg. TD Fair Catch Fumbles (Lost)
Austin Walter 5'8, 190 FR 30 21.7 0 0 0 (0)
Luke Turner 6'1, 225 SR 5 15.2 0 0 0 (0)
Samuel Stewart 5'9, 200 FR 5 27.4 0 0 0 (0)

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